Atlantic Ocean water label, 1873

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This label was on a can of Atlantic Ocean water that accompanied a small trunk shipped across the country by Henry Thurston Clark in 1873.

It reads: " can [words missing] with water of [words missing] harbor of Halifax [missing] emptied into San Franc [rest missing] harbor, then refilled with w[rest missing] water of the Pacific Ocean and emptied into the Atlantic Ocean at Halifax Sept. 1873"

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About This Item

  • Title: Atlantic Ocean water label, 1873
  • Creator: Henry Thurston Clark
  • Creation Date: 1873
  • Subject Date: 1873
  • Locations:
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: 2005-01.01
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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